strauts

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Strauts

Etymology[edit]

From a 17th-century verb straut (to flow, to float) (later replaced by straust (to flow quickly, to stream)), from Proto-Indo-European *srew- (to flow), with an epenthetic t (whence also straujš (quick, fast)). Cognates include Lithuanian sraũtas (stream, current, flow) (dialectal straũtas), Sanskrit स्रोत (srótas-, flow, river); for the old verb straut, compare also Lithuanian iterative verb sravė́ti (to flow slowly), Sanskrit स्रवति (srávati, to flow), Ancient Greek ῥέω (rhéō, to flow).[1]

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Noun[edit]

strauts m (1st declension)

  1. creek, brook, small water stream
    kalnu, meža strautsmountain, forest stream
    sniegūdens strautssnow water stream
    strauts urdz, čalothe stream purls, murmurs
    strauts burbuļothe stream bubbles
    strautu forelebrook trout

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “strauts”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7